Key information

  • Delivery

    Online, Self-Study

  • Estimated study time

    6 hours

  • Length of access

    6 months

Master University Referencing

Referencing is an important skill to master for those students planning to study at tertiary or higher education institutions. This course covers referencing methods and systems and bibliographies.

What you'll learn

Referencing is a crucial part of successful academic writing. Learn effective referencing techniques to avoid any academic integrity misconduct issues.

  • Introduction to Referencing (including plagiarism)

  • Referencing Methods (including Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarising; Reference Systems)

  • Writing a Bibliography

How you'll learn

This course is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. We expect this course to take a minimum of 6 hours to complete. Learning content includes comprehensive explanations, activities and short videos. There are no formal assignments required for this course, however all participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Course Contents

    • Course Contents

  • 2

    Introduction to Referencing

    • Introduction to Referencing

    • Referencing and Plagiarism

    • QUIZ ONE

  • 3

    Referencing Methods

    • Referencing Methods

    • How to Reference

    • Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarising in a Paragraph

    • Referencing Systems

    • QUIZ TWO

  • 4

    Writing a Bibliography or Reference List

    • Writing a Bibliography or Reference List

    • How to Write a Bibliography

    • Example Bibliography


    • Our Reference List

  • 5


    • Survey: Please Complete